The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank - 77 86
Permanent jobs citing BGP 0 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex - 1.48% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.00% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 10
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
BGP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
243 130 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.12% 14.76% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 218 121 141
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

BGP
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BGP across the East Sussex region.

BGP Salary Trend in East Sussex

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
4 4 (57.14%) xDSL
4 4 (57.14%) RIP
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) CCNP
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) HP
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) IPsec
6 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
6 2 (28.57%) VLAN
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) VPLS
7 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
7 1 (14.29%) VRRP
7 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
7 1 (14.29%) Open Source
7 1 (14.29%) vSphere
7 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
7 1 (14.29%) Social Media
7 1 (14.29%) F5

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) xDSL
3 4 (57.14%) RIP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) IPsec
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) VPLS
5 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
5 1 (14.29%) VRRP
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) SSL
5 1 (14.29%) IPv4
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Principal Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Network Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
1 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
1 1 (14.29%) Social Media
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) OpenBSD
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCIP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
1 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp